A reminder that online fundraising platform’s Magic Little Grants programme for 2021 is still open to applications and will close on Sunday 31 October 2021.

One-off project grants of £500 for small charities, Community Interest Companies (CICs) and other types of community organisation in England, Scotland and Wales working in the areas of the arts, climate change, biodiversity, the environment, equality, improving access to outdoor space, mental health, participation in physical activity and the relief of poverty.


o Application deadline: applications may be made at any time up to the final application deadline of Sunday 31 October 2021.

o Who can apply: registered charities, Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs), Community Interest Companies (CICs), schools that are charitable organisations, social enterprises and other forms of not-for-profit organisation in England, Scotland and Wales with an annual income of under £250,000.

One-off grants are available for core funding and the general operational costs of existing and new projects in the areas of:

o Enabling community participation in the arts.
o Enabling participation in physical activity.
o Improving biodiversity and green spaces.
o Improving mental wellbeing.
o Increasing community access to outdoor space.
o Preventing or reducing the impact of poverty
o Responding to the climate emergency and promoting sustainability, 
o Supporting marginalised groups and promoting equality.

In order to apply for a Magic Little Grant, applicants must be eligible to join the online fundraising platform by meeting the following criteria:

o Have an annual income under £250,000 or be in their first year of operation.
o Have charitable aims that are not solely for the advancement of religion.
o Have a UK bank account in the group’s name, 
o Operate on local/regional community initiatives and not be a national charity.

Further information, guidance and details of the application process are available on the Localgiving website. An organisation may only apply once in 2021.

Applications may be made at any time up to the final deadline of Sunday 31 October 2021. Please note that early application is advised as the scheme may close once its budget has been allocated.

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